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“If you're vegan, support this cafe”

The Cafe at Books & Books
Ranked #135 of 1,116 Restaurants in Miami Beach
Certificate of Excellence
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Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Neighborhood: City Center
Reviewed January 21, 2013

I searched for an online menu before visiting South Beach for the cafe connected to the Books & Books Bookstore (which, incidentally, is also well worth the visit if you're into independent bookstores). I only found information about the cafe, but no actual menu. With a spouse who is a picky eater and not vegan (yet, anyway...), I always need to find a few places we can both eat before we travel.

Not until I walked past the huge menu board at this place did I realize the extent to which it had vegan options. There were many permanent entrees, a few specials, and lots of sides and salads. They even had a vegan dessert. The food was pretty good and the dessert was awesome (carrot cake).

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Reviewed January 20, 2013

Great food. Take it from a local !!
We go there often and we have tried a variety of dishes.
The Key lime Pie is great ( mango flavor )
Lincoln Road seating.
Chef bernie is on top of his game.
Authentic and healthy food. you can buy the spicy sauces too and take them home :)
Eddy

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Thank travelmax_9
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Reviewed January 17, 2013

Breakfast choices are good ... service is spotty and food delivery is really slow. Pretty good place to go if you have a couple of hours to kill ... not a place to go for a quick bit.

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Reviewed January 14, 2013

We really enjoyed every scrumptious bite of our meals and the atmosphere did not hurt a bit. If you are a people watcher you will enjoy hanging out at your table watching the shoppers and visitors go by. My only complaint is that the staff was not as friendly and inviting as the food.

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Thank Pamela P
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Reviewed January 3, 2013

Used Yelp.com to locate a good restaurant on Lincoln road in Miami Beach.

The Café at Books and Books did not live up to it's expectations. Greasy food and sloppy staff (in particular our waiter who did not even once give us a smile).

So, one is better off walking a couple of blocks more to find good dining at a couple of dollars more.

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Thank Per P
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